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James Joseph Marron, IV

date of birth July 12 1960

date of death February 10 2021

James (Jim) Joseph Marron IV, age 60, formerly of Coos Bay, OR, passed away Wednesday, February 10, 2021 after a long battle with liver cancer.

Born July 12, 1960 in San Diego, CA to Jim Marron III and Patricia Marron (Berndt). He was a graduate of El Captain High School in Lakeside, CA in 1978. In Jim’s early 20’s, he was the mechanic for Ricky Johnson, Bob Sullivan, and Scott Burnworth. The racers claimed that if Jim was working on your dirt bike during races, it was a sure bet you were going to win. Jim was a master carpenter who developed the layouts for thousands of homes in the greater San Diego area. In the early 1990’s,Jim and his family of three, moved to Springfield, OR to work for Dorman Construction Company. Throughout the years, Jim was the lead on the building of the dorms at Southwestern Oregon Community College, as well as, an extension of King Estate Winery in Eugene, OR. Jim’s vast knowledge of carpentry took him to build a few log homes all over the state of OR and even took him to HI to build a custom home.

In 2015, Jim hung up his tool belt and settled in Coos Bay, OR. He called it “God’s Country” and it truly was his happy place. Throughout the years, Jim traveled in CA from his sister’s homes and his father’s, to his daughter’s in Springfield, OR, all the way up to his son’s in Seabeck, WA. Jim’s dream was always to travel to National Parks. He was able to travel to Glacier, Yellowstone, and Redwoods National Parks all in his Honda Pilot. Jim enjoyed hunting and most of all, fishing. You could always find Jim driving around with his fishing pole “just in case.” He bestowed his love of fishing to his grandson, Levi, taking him often, and also enjoyed watching Levi learn how to ride his dirt bike. If he wasn’t fishing or with his grandson, he was at the sand dunes, watching the sunrise and sunset over Chicken Point, OR, and shooting his Walther PPK.

Jim is survived by his wife- Paula Marron, who resides in Springfield, OR; son- Jim Marron V of Seabeck, WA; daughter- Brooke Johnson (Marron), grandson Levi Johnson and husband Justin Johnson of Springfield, OR;father- Jim Marron III of Temecula, CA; sister-Patty Sousek (Marron) and husband Ed Sousekof Escondido, CA; sister- Dottie Marron of Escondido, CA; sister- Kathy Durrer (Marron)and husband John Durrer of Prescott, AZ; as well nephews and as a niece. Jim was preceded in death by his mother, Patricia Marron.

Jim had requested to not have a funeral service, however family is planning a Celebration of Life for close family and friends that will be held at a later date. His wishes were for his ashes to be spread in Coos Bay, OR, in addition to a vineyard that his late mother’s ashes were spread to rest. The family would like to invite you to leave a message or memory at under Jim’s obituary. Jim will be greatly missed by his many surviving family and friends; he is now at peace in his mother’s arms and is fishing with Bob in heaven.

13 tribute candles have been lit

Candle lit by Staff at Autumn Funerals, Cremation & Burial Our sincere condolences.

Candle lit by Brooke and levi Johnson We will forever miss and love my dad and Levi’s grandpa

Candle lit by Linda Lamar Munsie I was blessed to have in my life. We all have such great memories of the past. You will be greatly missed. RIP. My dear friend

Candle lit by Linda Lamar Munsie I was blessed to have in my life. We all have such great memories of the past. You will be greatly missed. RIP. My dear friend

Candle lit by Linda Lamar Munsie I was blessed to have in my life. We all have such great memories of the past. You will be greatly missed. RIP. My dear friend

Candle lit by Andrea and Art Jim was a great friend and will be missed so very much!!!!!❤️

Candle lit by Kathy Durrer I know I wasn’t the greatest of sisters little bro, but I’ve always loved you and miss you so much.

Candle lit by Ed and Patty Sousek We are cherishing our memories of my brother, Jim. Although he had some struggles in his life, he always kept his sense of humor. He loved his family and we will miss him so much!

Candle lit by Jo-Ann Isom and Mark Ybarra We Send Our Deepest Sympathy With Much Love And Many Heartfelt Prayers For Comfort To Embrace The Marron Family. Jimmy was a dear, loving cherished friend. I, Jo-Ann loved him deeply since he was a beautiful little boy 8 years of age. He was always spying on his older sister Patty and myself. Our friendship began in 1969, a true kinship of 52 years. Jimmy will always remain in our hearts and prayers. Jimmy will be greatly missed. I am proud and humbled with a grateful heart that in my life Jimmy was an honorable sincere friend that I could always count on. Rest In Heavenly Peace Beloved Jimmy.

Candle lit by Carol Whitten

Candle lit by Julie Edwards (Mahoney) So sorry to hear of Jimmy's passing. I have so many good memories of the Mahoney and Marron families spending time together. You are all so much a part of the fabric of my life. Much love to all.

Candle lit by Janice Mahoney Hartwig Remember Jimmy as a little boy very well and all the good times the Mahoneys and Marrons had together. So sorry about his passing.

Candle lit by Terry Ralston RIP Jim. Give Bash a hug from me. You are missed by many.